Decoding Share Prices: Amazon, Apple and Facebook

I’ll wait for the dust of this botched IPO to settle before I try to figure out what Facebook’s share price reflects. I agree with Ronal Barusch in his WSJ blog piece: I’m not convinced that Facebook or its bankers will suffer irreparable damage.

Still, rumors and accusations are flying. Following Nasdaq’s disastrous handling of Facebook’s opening trades, we hear that the New York Stock Exchange is discreetly suggesting that the company move to a more sophisticated trading platform. This is a great opportunity for Facebook to change its FB stock trading symbol and adopt one that more accurately reflects its opinion of Wall Street.

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Facebook EdgeRank, Promoted Posts, And The Connection – (by @baekdal)

EdgeRank used to be a great concept for finding relevance in a stream of noise. But today, it’s a tool for Facebook to force people to actively engage (and thus help Facebook grow), and a tool to force brands to pay a fee to reach our own fans.

Facebook has taken control over our connection with our fans. The brands are not in control, nor are your as a fan. As I wrote over at Google+, Facebook has taken our connections hostage, and is now forcing us to pay a